[Labs-announce] Mild but long-running Tools outage in process, about to get worse!

Andrew Bogott abogott at wikimedia.org
Fri Jun 30 01:25:16 UTC 2017

After various failed measures, we're now trying to revert back to the 
older kernel and switching back between NFS servers yet again.  So Tools 
NFS (and various associated services) will probably break, at least for 
a few minutes.

With luck this will get us into a stable place, but I'll update again 


On 6/29/17 3:27 PM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
>     The tools cluster is suffering from several maladies right now. 
> Existing services seem to be mostly fine, but any kubernetes services 
> that tried to restart in the last few hours probably failed to start, 
> and new things are still failing to start.  Similarly, web services 
> and other tools are failing to restart in several cases.
>     There are various theories as to what's going on -- most likely 
> it's a kernel-version incompatibility with the newly upgraded NFS 
> server.  There was an earlier ldap outage which is better understood 
> and should be resolved by now.
>     We apologize for the inconvenience, and are working frantically to 
> restore stability.  There will be a follow-up email when things are 
> resolved.
> -Andrew

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